Kristina’s Barbecue Sauce

Kristina’s Barbecue Sauce

Yield: 6 cups

Course sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword meatball
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 – 1/4 cup servings
Calories 34 kcal


SAUTE until soft and set aside:

  • 1 c onion finely chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic minced


  • 15 oz diced tomatoes can
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • ¼ c lemon Juice
  • ½ c sorghum molasses
  • 2 ½ t paprika
  • ½ t smoked paprika
  • 1 t salt adjust to taste
  • 1 t oregano
  • 1 t marjoram
  • 2 T Coconut Aminos
  • 1 T Tamari OR soy sauce


  1. CHOP onion and garlic, and saute in water or sesame oil until soft. (I like to use a pot that will be large enough to cook the sauce.)

  2. BLEND tomatoes and seasonings together until smooth.

  3. POUR blender mixture into cooked onions/garlic and stir.

  4. SIMMER for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally (or until thickened to desired consistency).

  5. POUR into warm jars and refrigerate until ready to use.

Meatball Sauce

  1. If using for meatballs, you will dilute it with water 1:1 ratio, before pouring into meatballs and baking.

Nutrition Facts
Kristina's Barbecue Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 34 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 249mg11%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 267IU5%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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